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2WD Crew Cab 128" LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 128" LT 19 25 $28,333 $29,700
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 128" Work Truck 19 25 $25,853 $27,100
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 128" Z71 18 25 $32,245 $33,800
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 141" LT 18 25 $30,432 $31,900
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 141" Work Truck 18 25 $28,047 $29,400
Colorado 2WD Ext Cab 128" LT 19 25 $26,425 $27,700
Colorado 2WD Ext Cab 128" Work Truck 19 25 $24,292 $25,200
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 128" LT 17 24 $32,817 $34,400
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 128" Work Truck 17 24 $30,623 $32,100
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 128" Z71 17 24 $35,298 $37,000
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 128" ZR2 16 18 $41,212 $43,200
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 141" LT 17 24 $33,676 $35,300
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 141" Work Truck 17 24 $31,482 $33,000
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 141" Z71 17 24 $35,870 $37,600
Colorado 4WD Ext Cab 128" LT 19 24 $29,955 $31,400
Colorado 4WD Ext Cab 128" Work Truck 19 24 $28,052 $29,100
Colorado 4WD Ext Cab 128" Z71 17 24 $33,867 $35,500
Colorado 4WD Ext Cab 128" ZR2 16 18 $39,686 $41,600
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Limited Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tacoma 2WD Limited Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $36,134 $39,005
Tacoma 2WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $24,610 $26,250
Tacoma 2WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $26,729 $28,510
Tacoma 2WD SR Double Cab 5' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $25,087 $27,080
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $26,287 $28,040
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $29,236 $31,185
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $26,800 $28,930
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $29,951 $32,330
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $30,413 $32,830
Tacoma 2WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $31,880 $34,415
Tacoma 2WD TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $31,087 $33,160
Tacoma 2WD TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $31,881 $34,415
Tacoma 2WD TRD Sport Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $32,345 $34,915
Tacoma 4WD Limited Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $38,983 $42,080
Tacoma 4WD Limited Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $39,447 $42,580
Tacoma 4WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT N/A N/A $27,493 $29,325
Tacoma 4WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $29,978 $31,975
Tacoma 4WD SR Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $30,122 $32,515
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT N/A N/A $29,170 $31,115
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $32,367 $34,525
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $32,798 $35,405
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $33,263 $35,905
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $34,165 $36,445
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $34,628 $37,380
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 MT 17 20 $32,933 $35,550
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $35,194 $37,990
Tacoma 4WD TRD Pro Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $43,430 $46,880
Tacoma 4WD TRD Pro Double Cab 5' Bed V6 MT 17 20 $40,926 $44,175
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $34,166 $36,445
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 MT 17 21 $32,752 $34,935
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $34,629 $37,380
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 MT 17 20 $32,933 $35,550
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $35,194 $37,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,333
$36,134
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,700
$39,005
Monthly Payment Estimate
$495 / month
$650 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.0
5.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Chevy Colorado’s many configurations give shoppers the kind of choice typically reserved for full-size trucks, but Chevy skimps on safety features. The 2021 Toyota Tacoma wears its age like a badge of honor.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
41.4 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
53.3 56.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 58.9
Front Leg Room (in)
45.0 42.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.0 57.2
Second Leg Room (in)
35.8 32.6
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - -
Overhang, Front (in)
36.9 -
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
212.7 212.3
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.3 -
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
70.7 70.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
47.2 -
Wheelbase (in)
128.3 127.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.3 -
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.3 75.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
61.7 60.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
57.8 56.7
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 19.1
Cargo Volume (ft³)
41.3 -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 56.7
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
44.4 41.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 10
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x - TBD - 10.8
Brake Type
Pwr Front Disc/Rear Drum
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x - TBD - 10
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21 21.1
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.3 40.6
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
255/65R17 P265/60SR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2900 -
Rear Tire Order Code
QHR NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
255/65R17 P265/60SR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Size
T175/90D18 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
QHR NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3300 -
Spare Tire Order Code
QDC NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - -
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 6700
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
7700 6700
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 670
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2186 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5500 5600
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3300 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
8500 11360
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1740 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2900 -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x 4.5 Full-Size
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
15.6 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - -
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
NA Regular Duty
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
191 @ 4400 265 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
LCV NA
Displacement
2.5L/- TBD - 3.5 L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 6300 278 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 24
Transmission
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 1.00
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA None
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.58
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.06 3.60
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.00 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 1.49
Trans Type
6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.20 3.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.00 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 2.09
Trans Order Code
MYB NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA No
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Colorado Toyota Tacoma 2WD
Body Code
E63 T
Body Style
Crew Cab Pickup Double Cab
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 3.91
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3300 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3300 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2900 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.10 3.91
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2900 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Semi-Elliptic, 2-Stage, Multi-Leaf Leaf
Frame
Frame Type
- TBD - -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 8.5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
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